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The University of Akron

School of Nursing

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / School of Nursing is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 90
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
82
Accepted
70
Enrolled
75%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Current Ohio state license as registered nurse, three letters of reference, 300-word essay, interview with program coordinator
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, MSN, nursing license or eligibility for licensure, writing sample, letters of recommendation, interview, resume, personal statement of research interests and career goals

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

285
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.11%
Black or African American 4.21%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.05%
Unknown 1.05%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 15
Male (2)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health promotion and chronic disease prevention, mental health and psychosocial resilience, erotological health, trauma and violence, gut oxygenation during shock and trauma, simulation and the pedagogy of teaching and learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
476,886

Location & Contact

Address 209 Carroll Street
Akron, OH  44325-3701
United States
Contact Dr. Marlene Huff
Director
Email: mhuff@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-5930

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